Pythonidae

plural noun Py·thon·i·dae \pīˈthänəˌdē\

Definition of Pythonidae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family comprising nonvenomous snakes closely related to the boas but having a supraorbital bone and usually teeth on the premaxilla and the subcaudal scales mostly in two rows, including Python and closely related genera, and being now usually treated as a subfamily of Boidae

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Origin and Etymology of pythonidae

New Latin, from Python, type genus + -idae


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